The Lansing Journal journeys: Shipshewana, Indiana

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Antibiotics can’t kill the common cold

Antibiotic Awareness Week November 12-18, 2018 information provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 13, 2018) – Up to 50 percent of all prescribed antibiotics are not needed or are not effective as prescribed. Each year in the United States, at least two million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, … Read more

Re-enactors portray 1600s through Civil War during annual Settlers’ Day

Sunday, November 18 event to include living history demonstrations, history hikes information provided by Forest Preserves of Cook County SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 15, 2018) – Through stories told by living history demonstrations, encampments, performances, and other interactive activities, visitors to Sand Ridge Nature Center can experience the history of America during the 46th Annual … Read more

Villas of Lansing addresses phragmites invasion with controlled burn

Cardno Environmental contracted to manage natural detention pond by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 14, 2018) – A sunny, windless day seemed like a perfect opportunity for a controlled burn in a residential area, but the conditions proved to be problematic. Phragmites is a difficult species to burn anyway, and with no wind to fan … Read more

Illinois Firearm Deer Season opens November 16-18

IDNR reminds hunters to focus on safety information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 13, 2018) – Deer hunters are reminded to focus on safety as the 2018 Illinois Firearm Deer Season opens this week. The seven-day firearm season begins this Friday, November 16, through Sunday, November 18. A second … Read more

Obituary: Richard Kuiken

April 6, 1931 – November 12, 2018 information provided by Smits Funeral Homes Richard Kuiken, age 87, of Lansing, IL, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018. Beloved husband of Darlene Kuiken, nee Wondaal. Loving father of Alice (Russell) Boersma, Jacqueline (Mark) DeBoer, and David (Marie) Kuiken. Devoted grandfather of Russell Richard Boersma, Richard Ryne Boersma, … Read more

Quiet Zones require Lansing road closures Wednesday and Friday

Project progress affects different locations on different days information provided by Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (November 13, 2018) – Lansing Public Works will be installing railroad delineators near the railroad crossings that have been designated to be Quiet Zones, and that work will happen on Wednesday and Friday of this week. Wednesday, November 14, … Read more

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